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How we are governed

We know that the way we’re structured and managed has a direct impact on the scientific and technological outcomes we deliver, as well as on our ability to function efficiently and effectively and so provide maximum value for taxpayers’ money.

That’s why we have placed such emphasis on establishing the right framework for our operations and ensuring this continually evolves to meet and anticipate new challenges. It’s a framework geared not simply to supporting and facilitating success but also to scrutinising our activities and questioning our assumptions whenever and wherever necessary.

From the Council, Board and advisory bodies that oversee, steer and inform our operations, to the policies we implement, the regulations we comply with and the standards we adhere to on a daily basis, a thorough framework of structures, systems and measures contributes to the achievement of best practice covering every aspect of the way we’re governed.

Reinforcing this is a process of continual review and refinement guaranteeing continuous improvement in the good governance that underpins our scientific vision, our reputation and our effectiveness as an organisation.


Our governance and management structure can be found in our Management and Governance of STFC document

Reporting Fraud

If you wish to raise any concerns or report suspected cases of fraud please contact reportfraud@ukri.org

Please see our complaints policy for any other concerns.

Last updated: 22 February 2019


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